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Title: Sipping test: checking for failure of fuel elements at the OPAL Reactor
Authors: Smith, ML
Bignell, LJ
Alexiev, D
Mo, L
Keywords: OPAL Reactor
Fuel elements
Gamma spectroscopy
Issue Date: Feb-2010
Publisher: Korean Nuclear Society
Citation: Smith, M. L., Bignell, L. J., Alexiev, D., & Mo, L. (2010). Sipping test: checking for failure of fuel elements at the OPAL Reactor. Nuclear Engineering and Technology, 42(1), 125-130. doi:10.5516/NET.2010.42.1.125
Abstract: Sipping measurements were implemented at the Open Pool Australian Light water reactor (OPAL) to test for failure in reactor fuel elements. Fission product released by the fuel element into the pool water was measured using both High Purity Germanium (HPGe) detection via samples and a NaI(Tl) detection in-situ with the sipping device. Results from two fuel elements are presented. © 2010, Korean Nuclear Society
Gov't Doc #: 1615
ISSN: 1738-5733
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